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F. B. Squire (Propeller), U200560, collision, 1913


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A.G. Smith, for the owners, and A.B. Drake, of Buffalo, representing the underwriters, held a survey on the barge CRETE at Erie. The Surveyors have not made a report, but the CRETE is badly damaged and she will probably be a total loss. She is insured for about $25,000.
The CRETE was sunk in collision with the stm. F.B. SQUIRE, in Lake St. Clair. She was down bound with ore and was raised and towed to Erie by the wrecker FAVORITE.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 25, 1913 7-3


The barge CRETE which was declared a total loss as the result of damage sustained in collision with the stm. F.B. SQUIRE.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 2, 1913 9-3


Steam screw F.B. SQUIRE. U. S. No. 200560. Of 4,582 tons gross; 3,694 tons net. Built Port Huron, Mich, 1903. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 410.0 x 50.2 x 24.0 Of 2,000 indicated horsepower. Crew of 22. Steel built. Passenger service.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1913
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19572
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.400277 Longitude: -82.624166
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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F. B. Squire (Propeller), U200560, collision, 1913